Skip to main content

Full text of "The Cambridge Natural History"

See other formats


species IB. rubicundus at any rate has an absolutely as well as
a relatively greater length of intestines and caecum than any
other American Monkey known.

Not the least remarkable fact about these Ouakari Monkeys is
their distribution in South America.     "We cannot do better than

(From JVature,y

quote the summary given by Messrs. P. L. and "W. ~L. Sclater in
their Geography of Mammals, which is as follows: "Each of
them, as first shown by Bates and afterwards further explained
by Forbes, is limited to a comparatively small tract of forest on
the banks of the Amazon and its affluents. The Black-headed
Ouakari (J?. melanoce^alus) ... is met with only in a tract

VOL. x

2 O